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Norfolk Southern Corporation

$245.74

Earnings Summary

Revenue
$3073Mn
Net Profits
$527Mn
Net Profit Margins
17.15%
PE Ratio
31.17

Highlights

Revenue:

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s revenue fell -5.07% since last year same period to $3073Mn in the Q4 2023. On a quarterly growth basis, Norfolk Southern Corporation has generated 3.43% jump in its revenue since last 3-months.

Net Profits:

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s net profit fell -33.29% since last year same period to $527Mn in the Q4 2023. On a quarterly growth basis, Norfolk Southern Corporation has generated 10.25% jump in its net profits since last 3-months.

Net Profit Margins:

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s net profit margin fell -29.73% since last year same period to 17.15% in the Q4 2023. On a quarterly growth basis, Norfolk Southern Corporation has generated 6.59% jump in its net profit margins since last 3-months.

PE Ratio:

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s price-to-earnings ratio after this Q4 2023 earnings stands at 31.17.

Earnings per share (EPS) Estimates

Earnings per share (EPS) estimates of the Norfolk Southern Corporation post its latest quarter earnings

EPS Estimate Current Quarter
2.58
EPS Estimate Current Year
2.58

Highlights

EPS Estimate Current Quarter:

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s earning per share (EPS) estimates for the current quarter stand at 2.58 - a -10.1% fall from last quarter’s estimates.

EPS Estimate Current Year:

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s earning per share (EPS) estimates for the current year stand at 2.58.

Key Ratios

Key ratios of the Norfolk Southern Corporation post its Q4 2023 earnings

Earning Per Share (EPS)
2.83
Return on Assets (ROA)
0.06
Return on Equity (ROE)
0.14
Dividend Per Share (DPS)
1.35

Highlights

Earning Per Share (EPS):

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s earning per share (EPS) fell -17.25% since last year same period to 2.83 in the Q4 2023. This indicates that the Norfolk Southern Corporation has generated -17.25% annual rate of fall in its earning per share (EPS) in the last 4 quarters.

Return on Assets (ROA):

Return on assets (ROA) indicates the profitability of the company in relation to its total assets. This ratio tells the financial health of the company. The higher the ROA, the better the company’s financial health. If any company has a ROA in the range of 5% to 20% - it is generally considered good. ROA above 20% is generally considered excellent. Norfolk Southern Corporation’s return on assets (ROA) stands at 0.06.

Earning Per Share (EPS):

The Return On Equity ratio indicates a company’s ability to turn equity capital received from shareholders into profits. ROE highlights the efficiency of equity capital in running the business. Generally, a return on equity in double digits is considered good. Norfolk Southern Corporation’s return on equity (ROE) stands at 0.14.

Dividend Per Share (DPS):

Norfolk Southern Corporation declared 1.35 dividend per share during the earnings announcement for Q4 2023.

Earnings Calendar

Earnings DateEstimated EPSReported EPSSurprise %
2023-04-26
3.12
3.32
6.41%
2024-02-05
2.87
2.83
-1.39%
2023-10-25
2.69
2.65
-1.49%
2023-07-27
3.11
2.95
-5.14%